It was 8 years ago in July 2008, where I found myself reflective, hopeful, pondering from a bird's eye view my Career vantage point while overlooking Lake Tahoe in a year where I had steered my career back to the staffing landscape. It was a welcome reprieve from what up until that point had been a busy year. Lake…Continue
Have you ever wondered why it takes so much time for companies to hire a candidate? As per recent research by iCIMS, the average time to fill-up a position was 44 days in 2015. Recruiting a right candidate is…Continue
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Hey Recruiters: It's time to turn on the lights and chase the cockroaches out. The story below is real and happened just this past week. It’s a story of fraud and one that has real world implications on my business.
If you haven’t heard the radio commercials for Zip Recruiter, you must listen to some remote C & W station from Muleshoe, Texas.
My latest experience with Zip Recruiter
I was minding my business yesterday; I answered my phone. …Continue
Today Social media recruitment is a well-known practice, with over 92% companies using social media as a hiring tool in their recruitment process as per Statista. As per SHRM report, 43% of organizations said that they use social media or online search engine to screen candidates. Social media is not only a…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on May 4, 2016 at 2:13am — No Comments
Whether you rely on a stand-alone applicant tracking system (ATS), lean heavily on mobile recruiting, work with HCM software like PeopleSoft Candidate Gateway or Taleo, or some combination of the above—you have only a few seconds to make a first impression on applicants with your candidate experience.
You may be asking yourself: Why does it matter?
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Using social media as a recruiting platform has become a leading practice in sourcing and placing for many businesses today. Though not every post guarantees placements, coming up with a consistent, social recruiting strategy will ensure your messages are targeting the right candidates.
Over the past several years we’ve all embraced the technological advancements. It was just 23 years back we accessed first multimedia browser and now we are about to enter in the visual world with technologies such as Virtual Reality. According to tech giant…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 26, 2016 at 1:12am — No Comments
In 2016, the recruitment industry finds itself at a fork in the road. For years, people have predicted the demise of the industry - but despite the rise of LinkedIn and other online resources, these predictions have proven to be false. Year upon year, recruitment has continued to thrive.
But it is easy to…Continue
Added by Joshua K. Jackson on April 21, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
A Company is nothing without its employees, making recruitment is an essential process for your organization. It’s about finding top talent, and today the best way to do that is by establishing a strong talent brand. Every recruiter seeks to find the best talent to develop their organization…Continue
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Interviewing for the sustainable hire
I’ve had a number of conversations this month with hiring managers who feel like their interviewing techniques aren’t getting the desired results. One CEO in particular said, “We aren’t doing…Continue
Added by Kimberly Lucas on April 15, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
When I first started my career in recruitment I held the enthusiasm and naivety (in equal measure) to believe I would successfully fill every position I worked on. Some of these positions were handled on a sole agency or retained basis, but the vast…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 7, 2016 at 3:32am — No Comments
Over the past few decades, research depicts the need for knowledge and experience of young professionals in order to possess a deep knowledge about the industry and the ability to apply knowledge across multiple situations. The most recent emphasis on T-shaped…Continue
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In recent times, we all have seen the job market continue to make headlines. Shrinking budgets and high competition for talent is becoming a typical dilemma among recruiters. People who possess high skills are scars. According to the …Continue
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The cost of hiring the right employee can be hefty. A recent report by The US Bureau Of Labor Statistics shows that the cost of hiring has increased by 0.7% in Dec 2015 and Unit labor costs have increased by 2.8 percent…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 22, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
HR departments are lagging in technology; they have not gotten the best and latest technology. However, this trend is changing at a fast pace due to our understanding of what affects human productivity and the value of skilled employees is increasing. All of that knowledge is developing…Continue
If you are assuming filling an open position would be easy because the job market is tight, think once again. Employers should hire for where they want to see their business tomorrow.
Hiring a candidate smartly could benefit the productivity of an organization, and a wrong hire could…Continue
Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 8, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments
Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the couch watching a television newscast about the latest violent attack in the Middle East, you all—we all—experience…Continue